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in iraq. president obama will meet with area students today.he's expected to arrive at parkville middle and center of technology later this morning. morning.megan giililand is live from the school with more on what the president is expected to say. say.good morning patrice, president obama is expected to talk about the importance in investing in education to prepare our kids to be competitive prepare our kids education to investing in importance in about the expected to talk president obama is patrice,good morning the president is expected to arrive at 10:15.we will have live coverage, stay with us. live in parkville, megan gilliland, fox45 morning news. today.. president 3 3 choices. 3 choices.some tough willing to make some tough choices. 3 3 today.. president obama will also submit a 3-trillion dollar proposed budget for 2012.the plan promises a 1-trillion dollar budget reduction over the next decade.. by freezing many domestic programs for five years.. trimming military spending and limiting tax deductions for the wealthy.the president's budget director says the spending package sho
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that she will make enough progress to attend her husband's space launch in april. >>> president obama is having lunch with republicans today to discuss the economy and spending. this is the first g.o.p. lunch that the president has held since republicans took control of the house last month. joel brown has more. >> reporter: these men, the most powerful republicans in the house, have a lunch date with the most powerful man in the world. they'll sit down with president obama at the white house for a discussion expected to center around where the government plans to put its money. >> without a doubt, there will be -- i think heavy discussion on the economy and on spending. >> when we go down to see the president, i'm hopeful we have a frank conversation on how we're going to create jobs and cut the spending in washington. >> reporter: the division of power here on capitol hill means the president has to have republican support in order to get any of his agenda items turned into law. >> they're involved in the responsibility of governing and i think an exchange of ideas on the issues we
. americans are evacuating. they are threatening sanctions. >> good morning. officials of the obama administration say they are concerned about the safety of hundreds of americans still in libya. some remain stuck, and able to leave. yesterday the president spoke out against violence in libya. the u.s. is considering a full range of options to respond to muammar gadaffi's violent crackdown. protesters say they want progress and change. >> they suffering and bloodshed is outrageous. it is unacceptable. so far threats and orders to shoot peaceful protesters and further punish the people of libya. blacks the protests are bowling the due process is our -- >> the protesters are vowing to take hold of everything. hunters are feared dead, ordered murdered by the media -- hundreds are feared dead, ordered murdered by the leader. obama says some of the options we are considering is an no-fly zones and proposals for will companies to halt operations. abc 7 news. >> the turmoil in libya is affecting our economy. oil topped $100 a barrel. gas prices could reach three signify a gallon by the spr
burglary goes bad. we will have a live report. >> the budget battle, president obama's spending plan as big cuts, but critics want more. >> ♪ >> major upsets on music's biggest night. good morning washington continues right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it is 6:00 on this monday, february 14, valentine's day. i am scott thuman. >> i am alison starling. good morning. i hope you had a good weekend. happy valentine's day. traffic and weather every ten minutes. adam caskey has been the forecast, but it will be like spring by the end of the weekend. >> it's going to be a warm week. there will be a few ups and downs. there's a wind advisory in effect today because there could be gusts up to 55 miles an hour. wind out of the south right now. now 47 at4 and it's reagan national downtown. 46 in gaithersburg, 49 in martinsburg. 46 in culpeper. 50 degrees in fredericksburg. well into the 50's for high temperatures today. los 60's down south of the metro area. wind advisory until 10:00 p.m. in the 20's tonight. wind chills in the
. >> the budget battle, president obama's spending plan as big cuts, but critics want more. >> later, major upsets on music pose the biggest night. good morning washington at 5:00 a.m. begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. i am scott thuman. >> i am alison starling. happy valentine's day. thanks for joining us. we will have much more of the breaking news that we are following this morning. let's give started with traffic and weather every ten minutes. >> lisa baden in a moment. we're starting with meteorologist adam caskey. i love the numbers today. be very windy to today. still breezy tomorrow. pretty breezy through the extended forecast. the wind is going to affect temperatures. a san downs this week. but more u thanp down. 46 in alexandria. 46 in mitchellville. 44 in rockville and 46 installing. the wind will accelerate through the morning. wind advisory through the dead until 10:00 p.m. some gusts as high as 50 and maybe 55 miles an hour with temperatures approaching 50 degrees today. a little busier --breezy. >>> a nice sp
. >>> 4:35 on this thursday morning. president obama is thinking high-tech. abercrombie and fitch is increasing prices. >> now to linda bell in new york. >> if you shop at abercrombie, the latest retailer raising prices. the soaring cost of cotton is adding pressure to their bottom line. the company says prices will go up sometime this year, but declined to say by how much. high grocery bills will remain high. they will stay that way awhile. an agriculture analyst tells us at blumberg that the prices of everything are rising and may last longer than rallies on the past. there's strong demand from china as one reason. economists expect there to be arise in the cost of living due to the higher food costs in part. president obama is rubbing elbows with some of the biggest ceo's today in technology. they will discuss job creation as well as the economy with them in a private session. that is business news live at blumberg headquarters in new york. linda bell reporting for abc 7 news. -- bloomberg. >>> 4:36. >> another journalist caught in the mayhem. this time it was caught on tape, i
obama will talk about the budget this morning during his visit to the parkville middle school. emily schmidt is in washington with details. >> reporter: the white house says the three and a half trillion dollar budget it delivered to congress begins to do what american families much do -- must do live within their means. >> it freezes annual domestic spending for the next five years. even on programs i care about which will reduce the deaf set by more than 400 billion dollars over the next decade. >> reporter: president obama says his budget saves more than a trillion dollars over the next 10 years. 2/3 from cuds, 1/3 from -- cuts 1/3 from tax increases. it would shave home heating assistance, money for clean water and defense spending. and the budget director says they are painful decisions. >> it's important to note we are beyond the easy low hanging fruit. >> reporter: but more money go to ha today high speed rail and new education programs. republicans say that cannot work. >> it looks like to me that it's going to be a very small on spending discipline and a lot of new spending
yule -- annual national prayer breakfast, president obama said the u.s. is mindful of the violence in egypt. >> and we pray the violence in egypt will end and that the rights and aspirations of the egyptian people will be realized. and that a better day will dawn over egypt and throughout the world. >> in recent days, the omaga -- obama administration is calling on mubarak to accept change and to transition to a more democratic system and president obama urged restraint on all sides amid the escalation there. >>> talk about the economy. president obama wants americans to switch to clean energy. they called on businesses to invest in clean energy technology and said go -- the tax credit if commercial buildings are more energy efficient and hopes they will create jobs and help the environment. >>> it was a brazen heist at the bellagio. a man caught on camera stealing $1.5 million in casino chips. now, police say that they know who he is. >>> plus, a burglary suspect caught in montgomery county. that guy probably would still be free right now. if he was not so greedy and oh, so forget
monday, february 14th 3 3 3 3 president obama will meet with area students today.he's expected to arrive at parkville middle and center of technology later this morning. morning.megan gilliland is live from the school with more on what the president is eepected to say. say.good morning patrice, president obama is expected to talk about the importance in investing in education to prepare our kids to be commetitive in the world. world. in his state of the union address, the president called for new investments to prepapre 100-thousand new math and science teachers over the next 10 years.he's making drastic cuts to allow for more spending in education, technology, and basic infrastructure. obama says: "at stake is whether new jobs and industries take root in this country, or somewhere else. it's whether the hard work and industry of our people is rewar" rewarded."parkville middle and penter of technology is a stem school, meaning it focuses on science, technology, engineering and math. skills the president says will help win the future.during his time here today, the president wil
obama as his motorcade step 5. his destination was this a great environmental science class of parkville middle school. -- this 8th grade science class. he went to get look at the science technology engineering and math programs. >> to been to start out by taking class's in each of four subjects from applied engineering to environmental science gradually focusing on one subject over the next couple of years. >> the president says he wants to model the programs like the one here at parkville across the nation. that is welcome news where the county school superintendent. >> this validates when we have been doing here in the baltimore county with regards to paring -- preparing students in stem education. >> first of all, the kids say hi. michelle says hi. happy valentine's day. have you guys been exchanging valentines? >> 6:00, more from the president and from some of the student team met today. by that parkville middle school, tim tooten, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the president is calling for a 20 toller billion increase in education funding. -- $20 billion increase. republicans pounced calling
. president obama making his visit today. and he will talk about science and technology and we are connected all the time and we are looking for a connection and talk about the wind pushing 30 to 40 miles per hour that will help get us to the two degree guaranteed high of 57. now to work and out the door with kim brown. >> reporter: you can expect president obama's visit to expect traffic on the inner loop between 95 and harford road after 8:30 this morning. expect to see closures and detours posted because of the president's visit. plan your trip accordingly. looking live at cameras, no problems on 50 and 97. we have reports of some downed power lines up in reisterstown and we are working a pair of accidents in downtown baltimore. i will bring you up to speed about those in a few moments. now back to you. >>> president barack obama will discuss a three trillion proposed spending package for 2012 and this includes education and abc2 news sherrie johnson joins us live with what we are focusing on today. >> reporter: yes, we are standing by live here where in few momentse hours, president obam
. >> thank you. 35 degrees outside. >> president obama calls for his egyptian counterpart to step aside. we will have the latest. >> first, more overnight outages. outages. have a live report our new neighbors are coming over for dinner. i've vacuumed my carpet but it's still so dingy. she needs resolve deep clean powder. it's fast and effective. resolve gets your carpet truly clean. the moist powder penetrates deep to release trapped in dirt left behind by vacuuming. leaving your carpet looking like new. and it dries in only 20 minutes. it looks great! the carpet that keeps up with the joneses. trust resolve. forget stains. for tough pet stains and odors resolve pet products get your carpet truly clean. >> welcome back. we are checking our top stories . the d.c. area's got a blow from the storm. some places were cold enough to see some pricice. heavy rain could lead to a standing water in some areas. that same storm is causing much bigger problems elsewhere. snow and ice have close airport of the way to rhode island. some places could get 2 feet of snow. several governors have declared sta
of the renewable credits each year. right now its 5 % . but by the year 2022, its 20%. but president obama thinks we can go even but president obama 2022, its 20%. but president obama thinks we can go even further, and he thinks the marketplace will eventually follow. 3 " clean energy breakthroughs will only translate into clean energy jobs if businesses know there will be a market for what they'reselling. so tonight i challnge you to join me in setting a new goal. by 2035, 80% of all electricity will come from clean energy sources."4207 so renewable energy credit purchases are growing tremendously. we've seen ours grow 5 fold over the last 4 years, many many more customers have environmental goals in mind when they purchase their electrictiy. that's a good trend.. but in the future, with costs continuing to rise, there will always be a delicate balance between finding the best price... and the greenest. joel d. smith, fox 45 news at ten. 3 the school delays keep coming in. garrett county is now closed.. and dorchester and queen anne's county are delayed by two hours. the up to
americans are stuck. it is unlikely they will be libya until tomorrow. president obama is speaking out against violence. the u.s. is looking at a number of options to respond. >> the courts in libya are conflicting. some show peaceful streets and other show brutal crackdown. >> they opened fire on us. we saw that with our own eyes. the government did not hear that we were foreigners. god forgive them for what they did to us. >> nearly 1000 people have died since violence erupted earlier this month. muammar gadaffi is reportedly hiding in tripoli in making grave threat. >> whoever cooperate with foreign countries, the punishment will be execution. >> hundred assistants -- president obama is speaking out against the violence. quite the bloodshed is outrageous and unacceptable. so are threats and orders to shoot these protesters. >> gadaffi is doweling vengeance on opponents. -- is still vowing to vengeance on opponents. abc 7 news. >>> thank you. hopes of finding more survivors after the powerful earthquake that hit new zealand are fading. the death toll now stands at 98. more than 200 p
. the obama admintration ss e decision to step down is a positive first step. >> the egyptian government and military now seem to be an agreement that president mubarak's adopt a more symbolic role. the president emphasized that his new position and he left hero and whzero showing that is no longer in the capital directing the day-to-day affairs of the country or managing the crisis. yesterday, he handed over his authority to the vice president. today, the army said it was excepting that transfer of power and said it would act to guarantee that the aspiration of the egyptian people are met. free and fair elections will be held and there will be no retribution against the demonstrators. the army is putting its credibility on the line but so far, the demonstrators are not accepting it. they don't trust the process even now that the army says it will guarantee a car they want mubarak to leave egypt and fear that ehe could even come back and change the system again. >> their reaction to the resignation is coming in quickly. this is what a few of our facebook friends had to separate"wow, i ho
's to step down immediately. the obama administration says not so fast. if mubarak left office right now, it could've been as the transition to democracy. human rights watch says nearly 300 people died in the past two weeks of protests. a google executive detained by the egyptian government last month was released. he says he was behind a facebook posting that sparked the protests. >>> president obama will release his budget a week from today. >> it remains focused on creating jobs. emily schmidt has that story. good morning. >> good morning. president obama is telling the business community that he wants to see them hang out more help- wanted signs to the american workers, but critics say that is a tough sales spits in this economic and political climate. his visit to the chamber of commerce was the first since he took office. he spoke of some strong disagreements. he said american companies had $2 trillion sitting on their balance sheets and this is the time to invest. it's 30-minute speech drew only two rounds of applause. thomas speaker john boehner said in a statement after the spee
on this accident, we will advise you. >> talks are underway between the obama administration and top egyptian officials for a possible immediate resignation of president hosni mubarak. this is demonstrators blood cairo's main square -- flood the main square. sally kidd has the latest. >> anti-mubarak demonstrators called this the day of departure. they want hosni mubarak to leave immediately. president obama says the transition process must begin now. >> the transition must initiate a process that respects the interests of rights of the egyptian people and leads to free and fair elections. >> the bios is talks are underway with officials at all levels of the egyptian government -- the white house says talks are under way. >> the government must take concrete steps. >> the steps could include mubarak leaving office immediately and handing over power to an interim government backed by the military. some analysts say the obama administration has been careful to support the pro-democracy demonstrators without directly calling for president mubarak's ouster. >> i think we will not be remembered in
in the national spotlight courtesy of a visit from president obama. >> the president will come to parkville middle school. this is one of the budget parted he will lay off today as he presents his budget proposal to congress. the president stressed the need to invest in education. be at thisn will afternoon's presidential appearance and will provide a full report and noon and 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. you can watch the president on our website, wbaltv.com. >> education is one battle line. tracie potts has more from washington. budgetident obama's new plans to reduce the deficit just over one trillion dollars by limiting tax breaks for the wealthy. >> this budget asks washington to live within its means while investing in our future. >> he wants to spend more on energy and infrastructure. more programs for college but not before the summer. >> we're doing what every family does well sitting around the kitchen table. >> there are cuts in medicare. less government help for people who cannot pay their heating bills. fewer community block grants. >> no matter how popular these programs are, they have mor
, and i know some others are questioning how involved should the obama administration be at this point. >> that is a great question, and i think that is one that the white house has grappled with him and have kind of settled on an idea that they are siding with the egyptian people. they do not want to look like the backer of a president who is on the way out and who is essentially being overthrown by his own people, but egypt has been a very important ally to us for the past 30 years. military operations in iraq depend on our relationship with them. they want to make sure that they manage this properly. you have a lot of folks calling on obama to say, hey, get behind plan. make sure you are showing some leadership here. but obama and the white house are saying that this is something the egyptian people have to choose, and if they get involved, it would look like the u.s. is forcing the government on the egyptian people and that it is an american commander in chief, and i think obama is trying to take more of the diplomatic route here, saying, certainly, we believe in human rights and a
with that part of the story. >> thanks. >> reporter: the obama administration still considering what to do. not actioning. even though critics complain that president obama needs to do more to stop the crisis in a nation that produces as much oil as we do in the entire gulf of mexico. so far he's waiting. president obama again issued a warning. >> we strongly condemn the use of violence in libya. >> reporter: backers of libyan strong man moammar gadhafi are defiant. the day after the dictator vowed to crush the rebellion, h power is slipping. and his nation is split. rebels now control eastern libya. some libyan soldiers have defected. >> we are behind the people. >> reporter: gadhafi backers blame the west. and many americans are leaving, a dozen or two getting out on a dutch plane, many more tonight on a ferry. amid the chaos, u.s. and european diplomats and their families worried about being hurt or held hostage. the crisis is driving up gasoline prices. $3.69 in chicago. crude oil as $100 a barrel for the first time since 2008. libya is a big producer. but big oil's deals with gadhafi
obama is at the white house most of this week. he is in miami on friday. in new york, the un secretary general congratulating the secretary -- security council in taking a united stand against libya. slapping sanctions on the libyaan leader, his family, and assisted. the white house is urging the leader to leave as soon as possible. in wisconsin, the budget battle continues. good morning for this sunday, february 27. if you could advise the president to sit down with one person, who would that be? 202-737-0001 our line for republicans and 202-737-0002 for democrats and if you are an independent, the number to call is 202-628-0205. a look at some of the headlines from outside washington. in madison, wisconsin, saturday's gathering the largest so far as 70,000 demonstrated against the budget cuts. the headline is -- the anatomy of a protest. meanwhile, from the pittsburgh post gazette, obama urges gadhafi to quit. many believe the changes could herald a new dawn of a new epoch after centuries of humiliation in the arab world. the "chicago tribune", rahm emanuel prepares to take over as t
in the port in libya. it's unlikely they will leave libya until tomorrow. this comes as president obama is speaking out against the violence. the u.s. is looking at a number of options to respond. reports from libya are conflicting. some images show a peaceful, quiet streets. others show brutal crackdown on anti-government protesters. >> they opened fire on us and we saw the death. the government did not care that we were foreigners. god forgive them for what they did to us. >> roughly 1000 people have died since violence erupted earlier this month. libyan leader muammar gaddafi is making a grave threats. >> tahlequah operates with fallen countries in order to instigated war against libya, their punishment will be execution. -- whoever cooperates with foreign countries in order to investigate war against libya, their punishment will be execution. >> maybe they could ask oil companies to stop operating in that country. oil prices are spiking already because of the unrest. courtney robinson, abc 7 news. >> thank you. >>> the death toll from the tuesday earthquake in new zealand is rising
, we saw president obama unveiled his 2012 budget proposal. if you go to c-span.org, we have a budget page available. you can look back c-span.org /budget. with events we have been covering -- hearings. all of it can be found there. we also have a list of amendments for this 2011 spending bill debated in the house. if you are interested in who has to file amendments and what issue, go to gop.gov, and there you can find a list of amendments. upper marlboro, maryland. libya is a moderate. what do you think? caller: i think there should be moderation and all things. part of the problem is half of the legislators are working on the budget cuts -- and the other half should be working on the jobs bill. it is a no-brainer, if you put people back to work it will make a dent in the deficit. 15 million people unemployed? they would be paying taxes, federal and state taxes, buying appliances and spending money. and another thing that irritates me, when they talk about entitlements. i worked 30 years for my civil service retirement, standing out in the rain and cold and sleet and snow, five degre
. >> baltimore becomes the backdrop for a key issue on president obama's agenda. good afternoon. i am sarah caldwell. that is our big story this afternoon. investigating -- investing in america's education system, a big theme, and maryland is in the national spotlight, as president obama visit a school that he says it showcases the need for continued investment. tim tooten has more on the presidential visit. >> the president's visit to parksville was as much political as it was educational. mr. obama arrived at parkville middle school at 10:00 this morning. he had been planning this for some time it is visit to the school was short and sweet, lasting less than one hour. he stopped by an eighth grade science classroom. the white house says that the president pick to the school as the kind of school and program that the country needs to invest in. >> students in the magnet program here start out by taking courses in each of four subjects, from applied engineering to environmental science, gradually focusing their studies on one subject over the next couple of years. visit is partnt's of a bro
. >>> if a clash over cash on capitol hill. president obama address the nation defending his budget decision. earlier, he was met with heavy criticism. we are live in the newsroom with more on the looming budget battle. >> maureen, we have heard the president under the phrase that we need to look at the budget carefully with a scalpel and not a machete. they think he is barely making any decision and needs to be much more aggressive. the president says he's taking away from programs that he cares deeply about. trying to reel in the national debt that looms so large if you stack it for $1 bills, you could reach the moon four times. the president says it is time to be responsible. >> we will not be running up the credit card anymore. that is important. it is hard to do. it is necessary to do. >> the goal is by the end of the decade to make sure did not spend more than we take in. that means despite the $3.70 trillion budget, some serious cuts. even some democrats are against like millions of from financial aid for colleges and helping the poor hate to pay for their heating bills. >> this is a
on the street could avoid a government shutdown. we'll tell you all about that and coach obama. today, the leader of the free world led a bunch of 9-year-old girls. we'd love to see your windy weather pictures as well. send those pictures of what's happening in your neighborhood to >>> tonight the violence continues in libya. this morning police attacked a protest encampbellment in the city of ben gaghazi. 84 killed in three days of protests. moammar gadhafi, calling for him to step down. >>> the house worked late into the night to pass a sweeping new spending bill that cuts more than $60 billion from federal programs. the $1.2 trillion spending measure includes cuts to schools, nutrition -- housing spub subsidies for the poor and plans to chine up the chesapeake bay. the big passed. it will now go to the senate where it's less likely to pass. many expect a temporary budget to pass, though, to avoid a government shutdown march 4th. >>> still to come tonight, continuing coverage of the dangerous winds battering the metro area. and tom sherwood is going to join us to talk about his very
. >> word came as obama made a trip to baltimore county receive one baltimore county school. he made his way to parkville middle school in center for technology. he was there to discuss the importance of math, science, and technology, saying education is an investment to win the future. tim tooten has more. >> do you guys do a lot of group projects like this? >> president obama spent time with a grade students -- eighth grade status. he was impressed by what he found. >> right now the school is preparing our kids for the jobs and careers in the 21st century. it is a school that north is what kids are paired critique passionate about and prepares them for success. >> the present hosted model programs like this across the nation. he was able to connect the students and their projects. >> he was fascinated by how we could apply an actual cost to a project. >> he was really interested in what we were doing, more than just being a political figure in going around to schools. >> he was interested in what we were doing and what we had to do with education. >> when he started interacting with us, he
. >>> today president obama honors his predecessors. coming up all new at 5:30 -- more on the new recipients of the coveted medal of freedom. if you're filing your taxes on-line this year, better make sure that computer is safe. how your personal information could become public knowledge coming up. >>> in tonight's "consumer watch" -- after a slight delay the irs finally started to accept tax returns with itemized deductions, if you're like millions of americans you'll be filing your taxes on-line this year. but before you start crunching those numbers make sure your computer is safe, secure and ready. karen kafa has tips. >> reporter: it's aimed at making a complicated process a little bit simpler but if you're not careful it can put sensitive financial information at risk. so before you get started on preparing your tax return on-line, experts suggest you get your computer as secure as it can be. >> anti-virus software and make sure your computer is encrypted. information on your computer is encristed and strong password protected. >> reporter: once you've chosen a reputable site create a
or not davis has diplomatic immunity which the u.s. claim he does. >>> president obama and several other world leaders are now questioning decisions by egyptian president hosni mubarak to remain in power. >> in the speech delivered yesterday on al-jazeera, he says he had no intentions of stepping down until september. ines ferre is there. >> reporter: promising the biggest demonstration yet. their anger and frustration only intensified thursday following the latest refusal to step down by president hosni mubarak. >> i have seen that it's required to delegate the powers and authorities of the president to the vice president. >> reporter: hundreds of thousands had poured into the streets hoping to witness history. but instead, mubarak pledged to transfer some power to his vice president and remain in office until september. after the initial shock, came outrage. protestors waved their shoed in the air, chanting in arabic leave, leave, the vice president told them to go home later. after the speech, president obama openly questioned the shift of power in a written statement and also urged officia
of corruption, corruption, corruption. these countries love the united states and sent to obama election attitude have been changed. they love president obama and they wish they had a president like obama. now it is time for the u.s. to get rid of all of the governments of the middle east and u.s. set up in the democracy and all of these countries. people of the middle east are tired of islam and have no problem with the state of israel. the u.s. has all the resources to do so. we have plenty educated people in these countries working and living in these countries. we love the u.s. for what it stands for. u.s. can use these people to set up a fair and democratic -- democratic government. host: we need you to wrap up. caller: the only thing i am trying to tell you, the american people should realize the people in this part of the world are tired. i go back and forth and whenever i go -- because of corruption, retaliation, everything. host: steve, what got to let you go. his main message -- the people in that region of the world are tired. the next phone call is from alexandria, virginia.
for the program nationally and locally? those are espoused by ice and the obama administration and those that have been publicly stated by participating state and local levels of government. third, how is the -- how has the program implemented originally or sense the 2009 program revisions by the obama administration? how strong is program oversight and supervision? the u.s. and general government accountability office and dhs office of inspector general have been highly critical in recent reports and we want to see how this was working in practice in our 7-study sites. are the costs, benefits, and community benefits? these are difficult to quantify we do provide the qualitative evidence around these impacts as well as an affirmation more quantitated. finally, we make recommendations for improving the program. there are basically two major framing issues around our findings that i would like you to keep in mind during this presentation. the first of these is on the level of targeting. this has changed somewhat over the course of the program's history. ship date 287-g program focus on people that t
surv surveyed. >>> the obama white house, meanwhile, is urging the egyptian government to do much, much more to satisfy the demands of protesters, and that includes lifting the state of emergency, expanding negotiations with opposition groups, and making major constitutional reforms. administration officials are defending the president's handling of the egypt crisis now, and in the leadup to the revolt. let's go to the whooite house, r correspondent dan lothian standing by. dan, lots of questions about whether or not the administration should have been more conclude in about the temperature, what's going on in the middle east. >> reporter: that's right. that's right, wolf. in fact, there's finger-pointing, especially up on capitol hill where some lawmakers are wondering whether or not the administration got from the intelligence community timely analysis, did they get anything, any information that something was lacking, but the white house says that they believe nothing could have predicted exactly what happened. president obama relies on his intelligence community to sniff out trouble
in new york, hoping their solidarity will force mubarak to resign. the obama administration has not pushed for mubarak to immediately step down. >> his continued leadership is critical. it's his opportunity to write his own legacy. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton also spoke on the crisis while attending an international security crisis. she says it's important egyptian leaders demonstrate an orderly transition is underway to keep the middle east stable. cbs news. >>> vice-president joe biden called egypt's vice-president today stressing the need for a concrete agenda for reform. sarah palin is openly blasting the obama administration's handling of the crisis in egypt. she says obama needs to tell americans what he knows about who will be egypt's next leader. protesters in egypt are getting support here in the streets. hundreds marched from the egyptian embassy to the white house. the crowds were trying to get their message out. >> reporter: for the hundreds of protesters who came out to the north lawn earlier today, the message was a simple one. restore democrac
expires march 4. republicans want to cut $61 billion from the budget. president obama says that he will veto those cuts. if no agreement is reached shortly, the government could shut down for the first time since 1995. >>> metro funding is still a source of frustration for lawmakers fighting over money. that could mean a setback for passenger safety. >> brianne carter is live in arlington with the latest money crunch facing metro. >> good morning. another financial fight on capitol hill. this is all about a plan congress is working on to fund the government for fiscal year 2011. it does not currently include $150 million that metro was promised to improve safety. the republican bill currently does not include that. democrat gerry connolly has a measure that would restore that money back into its. that was killed tuesday night. metro says this money is absolutely vital to the agency's work to rebuild the 30- year-old system and restore reliable service. a number of passengers feel the money is long overdue, that metro is already underfunded. they believe this would make this a impro
you brought president obama together with some of the biggest names in the tech industry. >>> funerals today for five anti-government protestors in bahrain as reports come out of libya that dozens of people there have been killed fighting for that same cause in that country. the wave of change that started in egypt continues this morning.  >>> the united states calling for an end to the violence in the middle east. some human rights groups say 24 people were killed in demonstrations. protests continue in bahrain today. live picture from cairo where a victory march is under way. these are the live pictures where tens of thousands of people have gayer thissed to mark the fall of long-time leader hosni mubarak one week ago. groups are calling the friday of victory and continuation. >>> funeral plans are set for onwheeler, the -- for john wheeler. his body was found in a trash pile on new year's eve. a medical examiner says he was murdered but police don't have any suspects. he was the driving force behind the vietnam veterans memorial. >>> president obama met with
for a battle over president obama's 2012 budget proposal. administration says the plan freezes government spending and cut the deficit over the next 10 years. republicans say it does not go far enough. the d.c. region was para from the most painful parts of the spending plan, but nothing is safe yet. >> brianne carter is looking at the impact here. >> good morning. president's proposed a budget for 2012 as good news for d.c. the budget continues funding for a program that allows d.c. students to pay in-state tuition at hundreds of universities across the country and maintain funding to city, public, and charter schools, reinforcing education as a priority of this administration. under the blueprint, the smithsonian institution would get a $100 million increase to build a black history museum. bikes salaries and facilities would that's a little of a slashing, which will cause changes. however, with the budget battle under way on capitol hill, it's not likely everything in the proposal will remain. the republican's proposed spending resolution could mean deep cuts in the district. the gop p
obama says the gop plan threatens the economy because of president obama is selling the virtues of this 20 all the virtues, republicans are trying to cut down this year's spending plan, by more than $60 billion. >> the american people sent us here to change the way washington works of. >> the house began work on a bill that would cut government spending. democrats don't have the votes to stop it, but they are trying to slow down. >> the working man and woman of this country. >> the bill has virtually no chance in the senate, where democrats still run the show. congress has to do something by march 4 to prevent a government shutdown. >> with the republicans headed in the direction they are, that is a possibility and that is too bad because republicans want to create jobs, john boehner said he is not a word about government jobs. >> if some of those jobs are lost in this, so be it, we're broke. >> a showdown on the bottom line on capitol hill. president obama is threatening to veto the bill if it undermines >> welcome back. a beautiful sunrise this morning. it will a decent color.
.m. this morning? president obama holds a strategy session while house members begin their third day of debate on the spending bill. while you were sleeping, house lawmakers were debating, how to spend your money. >> it is puzzling while the -- that the majority would pose these cuts. >> our job is to create jobs here a home. >> workers or working on amendments to address the last seven months of the fiscal year. house republicans are trying to cut $61 billion from federal agencies. >> but not at the cost of our future and our jobs. >> the government could run at of money and shut down if spending legislation is not signed by february -- by march 4. >> democrats and republicans need to feel ownership of a plan. >> members voted to scrap $450 million in funding for new military jet engine. >> that is what the election showed us in november. people wanted change. >> conservatives will work to cut arts funding as democrats try to restore money to family planning programs. a final vote is expected by the end of the week. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> when you look of the vote on the fighter jet
, news 4, back to you. >> thank you, darcy. >>> president barack obama is facing some difficult budget decisions that could affect medicare, medicaid and social security benefits for millions of americans. the president says he's willing to work with republicans on entitlement programs. but his newly released budget does not include several major recommendations from a special budget commission. one of the big omissions involves the call for massive reform of social security. including gradual retirement age increase to the age of 69, in the year 2075. that's up from the current range of 65 to 67 years. steve handelsman joins us now with more on the budget battle. he's on capitol hill. steve? >> thanks, good evening. in the big news conference, president obama complained that too many people want too much too fast on this. he said before we can take a big bite out of our big budget problem, our big deficit problem, our big problem with debt, we've got to take small steps that he said will teach democrats and republicans here on capitol hill to work better together. buffetted by a storm
>>> present -- president obama tried to mend fences with big business today. >> the president of the chamber has long been at odds, but he urges executives to put the past behind them to work with them in the future. >> this is one of those rare occasions where a president shows up to speak and get a chilly reception. business leaders are not pleased with the white house. today, president obama about to change that. >> the team now fighting to fix our economy walk into someone's enemy territory today, the chamber of commerce. >> i am going to make up for it. >> it was a skeptical and subdued crowd, clapping only twice. >> we will run the government a little bit more like you run your business. better technology and faster service. >> among other changes, the president vowed to ramp up spending on education and infrastructure. he also said he will reform the corporate tax code. it will take more to get these 200 leaders on his side. many are still fiercely opposed to his reforms to wall street and health care. >> the devil is in the details. >> mr. obama is working for an irs l
well under president obama's 2012 but budget. dc would receive $149 million, under the plan. metro would receive $150 million for upgrades. but republicans want to cut money for d.c. and metro. coming up, more on what the budget means for the d.c. area and the rest of the nation. >>> nays are 144, the bill is passed. >> the house passed a bill to extend provisions of the patriot act another 10 months. allow the government to use roving wiretaps and access records relative to but terrorism investigation. that legislation now moves to the senate. >>> egyptian military leaders want to end the disruptive protests in the wake of the revolution. but the spirit of that revolution is spreading. protesters took to the streets in iran, bahrain, yemen, and algeria. police have mobilized to quell those demonstrations. >>> google tries to keep up with computer hackers. fedex shares may take a hit in today's trading. >> linda bell joins us from new york with details on this. >> good morning. as the washington area is thawing out from the winter freeze, those affected are fedex and others. if the
, there's no going back to the way things were. >> reporter: president obama heard the news this morning and like most of us, he turned on the tv and watched in cairo. he's due to make a statement in about 90 minutes. i'm joel brown, back to you. >>> and the complete coverage continues as we look at cairo. we're back with the latest on that celebration and more. >> reporter: the crowds erupted in cairo as soon as president mubarak handed over the power to the military and announced he's resigning. look at tahrir square. hundreds of thousands waved flags. we have a reporter there reporting on the celebrations. >> reporter: we're in the middle of tahrir square. the crowds were spectacular. just a little while ago, once this announcement was made that mubarak was gone, this entire square erupted in a state of euphoria. it's disbelief. the people have tears in their eyes and people are shouting, god is great. can you believe this is happening. can you believe this is true. that's what they're saying. they were brought to the brink of this last night. everyone thought he would say he's leavin
arrived in malta. and within minutes of the arrival, the obama administration announced sanctions. muammar gaddafi has been killing of anti-government protesters. here is latest. >> we want to pressure the regime in libya to stop killing its own people. >> sanctioned details are still being worked out. the white house announcement was rushed. gaddafi urged his loyalists to keep fighting. we will kill them, he screamed at a rally in the capital, tripoli. they fired at protesters. 2000 libyans are dead by one account. down the coast, the libyan rebels are battling to march to aaa. hundreds of americans got out of the -- tripoli. hundreds of americans got out on a ferry. they are -- obama is putting pressure calling on nicolas sarkozy saying the dictator had to leave. u.k. prime minister sent gaddafi a warning about war crimes. >> the world is watching you and the world will hold you to this. >> gaddafi could be put on trial for killing peaceful protesters. those are some of the options under a concession -- discussion at the un and being weighed by president obama. wbal-tv 11 news. >> there
with the latest developments and more on the u.s. response. >> president obama is speaking with british and french leaders to court may response to the situation in libya. and it brought more bloody clashes to the streets of libya. he returned to state television in a rambling phone call that accused protesters on being on hallucinogenic drugs and blamed osama bin laden. the obama administration had little reaction to his comment. >> officials said there was pressure to end the violence. >> i don't want to specify that one is going to happen and what is not going to happen. >> they plan to act quickly, the swiss government ordering a freeze on his assets. they're pushing for a human rights investigation. the situation demands urgency, it is unclear what he could do next. >> anything is possible given what he has been doing so far and the tactics he has been resorting to. he is becoming increasingly desperate. >> he threatens to blow up libya opposed to oil pipelines. president obama said today that he thinks the situation will stabilise. >> surveillance cameras capture a very scary scene. a man in
standoff. president obama appearing to take sides in the debate today, this after the white house tried to distance itself from this dispute last week as governor scott walker lays down a new deadline, warning democrats they have 24 hours left to vote on that budget bill or there will be serious consequences. welcome to "america live" on a monday. i'm megyn kelly. as we center the third week of wisconsin's budget battle, president obama challenging u.s. governors about an hour ago, asking them not to vilify public employees in their efforts to tackle state budget problems. >> i believe that everybody should be prepared to give up something in order to solve our budget challenges and i think most public servants agree with that. democrats and republicans agree with that. in fact, many public employees in your respective states have agreed to cuts, but let me say this, i don't think it does anybody any good when public employees are denigrated, vilified or rights infringed upon. megyn: wisconsin's governor is refusing to budge in their efforts to save the state from what he says is financ
passed is one of her top priorities. >>> this is our generation's moment. president obama said that line in the state of union address. saying the united states needs to invest in energy, science and invasion and he says it all starts in the class room. the president is following his message by highlights a school. >> reporter: the president will have a lot to say about education monday here in maryland. teachers and parents are anxious to hear it. >> we need to teach our kids that it's not just the winner of the super bowl who deserves to be celebrated but the winner of the science fair. >> reporter: president barack obama is bringing that message from the state of the union address to baltimore. >> we really didn't know that he was coming exactly. but our teacher said that it was a special person coming. >> reporter: president obama is expected to talk about investing in education to help prepare children to be competitive in a global economy. >> maintaining our leadership in research and technology is crucial to america's success. but if we want to win the future. if we want invasion
plata high school. >>> president obama is heading up i-95 to baltimore county to talk money and education tomorrow. the president and education secretary arnie duncan and jack lou will head to parkview middle school. the school has a focus on science and technology and math which the president wants to invest in. he wants to cut other programs to increase education spending. >>> egypt military cabinet is trying to restore security. they met to talk about priorities in bringing the nation back to order after 18 days of protests. already they've dissolved the egyptian parliament and suspending the constitution, two key dehe mands from the pro -- to key demands from the protestors. but something is building in an already unstable country. we're talking about iran. >> with rally cries about cairo, protestors in tehran are getting ready to take to the streets. peter ducey explained their demands. >> iranians are spay painting the street signs in iran. they have seen what their neighbors in egypt and tunisia have done and after the liz lambic revolution which topped the shaw of ir
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